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Jamek Josef

The estate is located in the municipality Joching in the Lower Austrian wine region Wachau, Attached is a restaurant overlooking the vineyards and the neighboring Danube, The origin goes back to the year 1910, when Anton Jamek acquired the first vineyards and barrels. The business was expanded by his son Josef Jamek (1919-2011) and expanded to its present size. This was 1983 one of the founding fathers of the Association Vinea Wachau Nobilis Districtus, Leading the way in 1959 was the acquisition of the Riesling predestined for Riede Klaus, From there he filled the first Riesling in 1960 unmixed, clean and natural from. That was a very courageous and innovative decision for the time. Josef Jamek is considered a pioneer and doyen of the Austrian wine scene. The winery is often referred to as "JJJ", which stands for Josef, Jamek and Joching. Since 1996, the company is managed by Hans Altmann (son-in-law) and his wife Jutta.

The vineyards cover 25 hectares of vineyards in the vineyards Achleiten, Freedom, Hochrain. Klaus. Kollmitz, Liebenberg, Marienfeld, Pichl and Stein am Rain. They are with the white wine varieties Riesling. Green Valtellina, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Chardonnay and yellow muscatel, as well as the red wines Zweigelt and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Planted. It is practiced natural viticulture. The grape harvest is carried out with 100% selective hand picking. The aging takes place according to the old Wachau tradition, which means complete fermentation of the musts with the grape yeasts until the natural fermentation standstill. The musts ferment in the stainless steel tank then the wines ripen in the big wooden barrel,

The premium wines include Grüner Veltliner and Riesling in the qualities Steinfeder, Federspiel and Emerald. The winery is a member of Vinea Wachau Nobilis Districtus, With the withdrawal of Josef Jamek in 1996, the distillery was taken over by his grandson Markus Wieser and spun off as an independent company "Destillerie Wieser". The "YYY" on some bottle labels of the fires is reminiscent of the origin.

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